Temporary Traffic Control Park Ranger - Parks & Recreation, Breezy Point

Calvert County Government Calvert County , MD 20733

Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Summary

Please note:A complete application is required to be considered for a position within Calvert County Government. All prior work experience, education and other certifications should be entered into the application and supplemental questions should be answered completely. Attachments are not provided to hiring managers unless you are selected for an interview.

Temporary position, Grade H12, Days and hours vary.

Performs park facility operations work in the County's parks and natural resource areas. The work involves providing visitor and group services, park maintenance, repairs, and enforcement of park rules and regulations. The work requires prior experience. Workers report to a Park Manager/Site Manager.

Essential Job Functions/Other Duties/KSA

Responsible for daily park operations: Opens and closes park, performs trash pick-up and removal, collects and accounts for fees, cares for animals, ensures that services are open and ready for visitors.

Provides information to visitors.

Assigns work to park aides or other summer staff.

Enforces park rules and regulations.

Responds to complaints, incidents and injuries.

Performs general maintenance of park facilities and equipment involving grass mowing & trimming, painting, carpentry, cleaning restrooms, and other similar tasks.

Maintains daily records.

Other Duties

Performs related work as required.

Prepares reports i.e., incident/accident.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (These are pre-employment KSA that apply only to Essential Job Functions.)

Knowledge of--

  • General maintenance procedures.

  • Effective techniques of supervision


  • Operate a chainsaw.

Ability to--

  • Perform and supervise park operations work.

  • Perform park and outdoor maintenance work.

  • Deal effectively with the general public and groups.

  • Communicate effectively orally and in writing.

  • Enforce park rules and regulations.

  • Provide brief park introductory talks for registered groups.

  • Work most weekends/holidays throughout the year.

Minimum Qualifications

Required Qualifications (Note: Any acceptable combination of education, training and relevant experience that provides the above knowledge, skills, and abilities may be substituted on a full-time year for year basis.)

Training and /or Education:

High School diploma or GED equivalent.


Two years of experience in park operation, public facility operation (such as a community center) or related employment that involved significant public contact.

Licenses or Certificates:

Valid driver's license required.

Other Information

Special Requirements:

Subject to background investigation.

Must be 18 years of age.

Operation of County owned vehicle.

Operation of park utility vehicle.

Physical Demands:

Requires long periods of standing, frequent walking outdoors, repeated bending, crouching, stooping, stretching or reaching; recurring lifting of objects up to 49 pounds.

Unusual Demands:

Exposed to hazards of working with tools.

Exposure to working in varied outdoor temperatures and weather conditions.

FLSA Status:


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